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media and technology i didn't know there was a career path for it. everybody kept on telling me you should be a doctor, a lawyer because that's where the money is. the usual thing that parents say. it seemed to me you really have to be very lucky and hard working like a steven speilburg or end up video taping weddings which i have done and there is nothing wrong with. so in community college i finally decided to take a video production course which lead me to pursue a degree in broadcasting and i just dove in. my first semester at san francisco state i realized i would need some real world experience, and so i applied and was accepted into the internship at bay cat and i never left so i am still there. i learned so much there, not just the technical skills, but also soft skills needed to get hired in any work place. i love the work so much so i chose to stay on and i'm going to be a volunteer just to be able to learn the advance production skills and help the next generation of interns, so after graduating from college at sf state they offered me a job. they were employed me an
and placing them in the newest areas in our technology industry and when ron conway. ron just arrived and got out of at&t together. we worked together and had a personal agreement if we were as a city were to help technology we were going to have technology help us, so less than two years later when i first started the unemployment rate in san francisco was 9.6% and last friday we flipd that number in less than two years. [applause] lead my all the industries but most importantly by our technology industry. over 14,000, to 15,000 jobs were technology sector alone so it's right for us to make sure our future, our kids, our returning veterans, our people in their mid-career of their jobs now have an opportunity to really join in this job creating effort, and i still will say it's the private sector working with city government that's going to create the newest jobs for generations to come. today as part of the ongoing month of orange, month of innovation it's not only a celebration we all declared it innovation month and we wanted to make this announcement today about the steps we're taking
there already but doesn't fill all the roof tops and there is new technology coming out all the time. we have been challenged in the solar technology arena because traditional technology has heavy weight technology that always challenged the integrity of roof tops, and moscone is the one we found and let that be for one of these companies and light ultralight technology and use, cheaper way of getting solar out there and we're going to allow them to demonstrate their product on top of our mos connie roof and that is an example we're doing in utilizing all of the agency's cooperations and make sure the start ups can use real testing sites in the city. that is thanks to the hardand kelly and the manager at puc and barbara hale and the second thing we're going to do is take a page out of what we're doing with clean tech and biotech life sciences. you see what mission bay is doing. they have for the last ten years building up a ecosystem of pharmaceutical companies and san francisco medical center and integrated around with the research teams to form a very strong research center and because of
. a big logo slide. >> and we're supposed to be about the technology. >> imagine a big stop bullying speak up logo on the slide behind me. >> say that again. >> stop bullying, speak up is the name of the campaign and a nice transition. my complements to everyone in the room. if i have learned everything in the last four years while researching bullying prevention and for our age group and the kids in the second through seventh grade it's that not only does it take a village but a village of people who are willing to partner and collaborate with each other and speak not only to adults about this issue but speak to children and i think it's an interesting transition from mia's work to mine. still not mine. >> it is but -- >> and the role we play at cartoon network and thousands of kids at home everyday and the role we play is taking that information, translating it and content on the line and when kids come independently to our screens to play games and watch television and do a variety of things we have information for them on information they care deeply part. in 2008 as research we do
have on your longevity. >>> but first, shades of big brother. why a major technology provider wants to track your every move. >> and not so lucky. >>> we won't be seeing those graphic cigarette pack warnings any time soon. yesterday they denied the government's request to reconsider the labels, which the fda is trying to make a requirement. back in august a court confirmed that many manufactures do not have to comply with the government. >>> verizon is considering new technology that could track your every move. according to to a patent application, the company is trying to create a dvr type device that records you inside your home. the idea is to cater tv ads specifically to you, but some think it's more like big brother and it crosses the line. nbc technology contributors say many of us already use this kind of technology. >> just the idea that we would all be carrying around gps devices in our pockets, checking into our locations, telling our friends where we are, that would seem creepy five years ago, but nowadays everybody is doing it. >> i just want to enjoy my show, fall asle
.9%. erika miller takes a closer look at how technology is helping to boost safety and productivity. >> reporter: three years ago, this long island hospital had a problem: healthcare workers weren't cleaning their hands as often as required. >> 100,000 people die each year in the united states from hospital acquired infections. that's more than the number of people who die from breast cancer and from auto accidents. it's a huge problem, one that we want to make a dent in. >> reporter: lowering the number of infections is also good for the hospital's financial health. >> it increases length of stay. it doubles the cost of many operations. we're not reimbursed the same way that we used to for hospital-acquired infections. >> reporter: so the hospital tried an experiment. it put cameras at the entrance to patient rooms in its intensive care unit and tallied how many times workers followed hand hygiene procedures. the compliance rate w less than 10%. but once the hospital started posting the results for the shift publicly, the rate skyrocketed to over 90%. and there were other benefits:
, one of which is directing the department of technology to host quarterly radio communication stakeholder meetings with the department of emergency management, sfmta, the public utilities commission, police, fire, and the motorola bay with staff to ensure there is clear and consistent communication about the status of the current and future planned radio communication projects, and directing the sfmta to provide regular reports back to coit and their subcommittees on the project -- on the progress of this project. in addition, in terms of the regular projects for the city, coit has directed the department of technology to do a study as there is not a plan for the current facilities, the condition of those facilities, and recommendations on how to proceed for other city departments' requirements, technical specifications, timing and a budget for the rest of the city to move forward for their -- to upgrade their radio and data communications. i would also note that the regional motorola bay width system regarding that project in february of 2012, the u.s. congress enacted the mi
in power, with sewer, with water that are not always proven technologies, but they're things that are enough proven you should take a bit of a risk and you should show others it can be done. >> we're showing the world, suddenly had wind turbines which they didn't have before. so, our team realizing that time would change, and realizing where the opportunities were today, we said, you know what, we started out as really something to control wind as an asset, when you combine today's technology becomes something entirely different. >> wind turbines in an urban environment is a relatively new concept. there are a few buildings in other major cities where they have installed wind turbines on the roof. and wind turbines in buildings are effective. >> the discussion was do we do that or not? and the answer was, of course. if they're not perfect yet, they're building a building that will last 100 years. in 100 years someone is going to perfect wind efficient turbines. if these aren't right, we'll replace them. we have time to do that. >> the building that's two renewable energy gene
that certainly san francisco sits in the seat of such technological developments that are really evolving and reshaping the world on so many fronts, biotech, biomedical, engineering feats. will could not understand why we could not board and eight with the technology available, state-of-the-art information system. for our citizens. thank you very much. i am very excited. it seems as though we are exponentially improving. i don't expect that we will wait another 10 years for similar reports. i am expecting that certainly within the next year we will be 10 steps further ahead. a few years ago it would've taken longer. i am very excited about this and excited that we can share this discussion with the police department commission. as far as the development of justice. thank you very much to all of that been involved. very critical. >> commissioner kingsley? >> ms. young, thank you very much for your report. it is very interesting. some of the questions i had have been addressed by commissioner schwatz's comments. i wanted more clarity around the timing and history of this. is 2012
. >> commissioner kingsley: curious as to whether or not we were following the technology. >> you mean speaking into something and have it automatic to dictate into english? >> well yes but on a more professional level, a particular software application developed. (off mic) >> the best thing is to have an interpreter. >> commissioner kingsley: a real person, absolutely. thank you very much. >> commissioner chan? >> commissioner chan: in terms of the reference to psas, says we are televised, we can educate the public on how to make it was reported you are involved in domestic violence. can you describe what the issues were, and how we can collaboratively address the issue? here is how it works. when there's a problem you go to the department or the commission and we address it. >> one thing that sandra had spoken about in our workshop is that there was an issue where psa may not have known severity of the walk-in who had some type of an issue. prior to me get in there. if you have an issue, and you don't speak, don't leave. the last thing we want to do is have the person leave. if t
copied some of your technology and the jury awarded apple billion dollars in damages to be paid for by samsung. the south korean technology giant wants the judge to overturn the verdict or at least reduce the fine. apple wants a judge to increase the damages as well as putting a ban on some of the samsung smartphones. what is interesting is the reason did the judge is reviewing the case. according to samsung, the foreman of the jury acted with a deliberate dishonesty. samsung is saying he did not pass on information that he was part of a lawsuit 20 years ago against a hard drive company and that lawsuit resulted in the company having to file for bankruptcy. samsung owned a minority stake in that company. the battle continues. experts have told me this battle between apple and samsung goes beyond just these two, but it's part of a bigger technology battle. >> what is happening now has to do much more with apple and google waiting a proxy war. apple is not going after google because google makes androids, but they can go after the manufacturers who are making money off of it. othe
likely to affect spending on weapons and technology programs as well as how the military provides for troops and their families. >>> two australian radio hosts are apologizing for a prank call that revealed confidential information about kate middleton. >> oh hello there, could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter? >> oh yes, just hold on, ma'am. >> thank you. >> after impersonating the queen and prince charles, they were connected to a nurse in middleton's ward. she revealed the duchess of cambridge had not experienced any morning sickness recently. the hospital says it is reviewing its phone protocol and is considering taking legal action against the radio station. >>> in the philippines, the death toll is climbing after a powerful typhoon lashed parts of the south pacific. this morning the number of deaths climbs to 350 and about 400 people are still missing. many of the dead and unaccounted for are from the southern parts of the nation. in one area, about 80 villagers and soldiers died if a flash flood that swamped two emergency shelters. a national weather service
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and barricaded the man inside his house. >> tracking your every move. verizon has new technology that records you inside your home. the idea? to caterer tv ads to your actions. some think it's creepy and crosses the line. jim rosenfield shows it how it would work. >> government contractor michelle peters watches on demand in southeast. she doesn't like the idea of being watched in her own living room. >> i just want to enjoy my show. i want to fall asleep in front of the couch and not worry about watching somebody fall asleep. >> that's exactly what verizon is working on according to this patent application. >> at least it's going to be clear. >> a dvr-type device designed to tailor ads based on what you're doing while you're watching tv. the device would detect thijs like curdling, aurging, exercising or even if a pet is in the room. and then add to it for things like romantic get aways, relationship counselors or flea treatments. >> i think it's an invasion of privacy. >> nbc technology points out we already allow our phones and our computers to track aspects of our activity. this is just the n
expert zach. ho ho ho. >> how can we keep up with santa using technology? >> there are a lot of ways. one is called santa claus live, an internet site to check out live feeds at santa's workshop. >> the real santa. >> when he's awake and working check out a web cam inside his office and also you can see one all the time outside his workshop. >> that's his place? >> next one i have for you is nor rad track santa. on christmas eve watch him as he goes around the world and track him. >> they've been doing this for a while. >> the last way is called portable north pole. if you send in information about a loved one to santa, he will create a specialized personal message for that person. >> you sent in one for us? >> sent in information about both of you and santa made messages. >> let's hear them. >> oh, hello, beth. hello, steven. do you think you've been good since last christmas? let's see what my elves saw on their machine. you're not on my good list yet. >> what? >> you still have time, beth. >> there's still time for you. >> let's see. let's see if you made the good list. did steven make
breath. but holding up. >> yes, so far. technology one of the few bright spots with apple rebounding after that huge decline we saw yesterday. its worst day in four years. it's got everybody on wall street scratching their heads trying to figure out what the problem is with apple. at any rate, here's where we stands right now. sort of a meandering day for the markets. some economic data out this morning. the market responding to that. then a sideways move after that. the nasdaq benefitting from the rebound in technology yesterday. up 11.5 points on the thatnasda. the s&p is also trading higher. there it is. up 2.5 points on the s&p. >> meanwhile, bullish sentiment at an eight-month high right now. equity allocation is still at the lowest level of the year according to the american association of individual investors survey that was out this weekend. stock in a wait-and-see mode. totally understandable until these fiscal issues are resolved. >> but don't just sit on your hands. there is money to be made if you can find the opportunities. let's find out where they are in today's "closi
's been a lagging indicator of technology. mind you, i just had to jump out after cab and run seven blocks in midtown manhattan because a traffic light froze in the red position and that flummoxes about a dozen new york city police officers. i ran alongside -- might as well have been 1880. here we are talking about apple tv. at some point in technology, we got to even up the technology gap. >> thanks so much for being with us, brian. can you see brian's entire exclusive interview with tim cook on rock center, 10:00 p.m. eastern time on nbc. >> can't wait. >>> let's dig a little deeper with our all-star apple panel right now. apple supply chain expert brian blair is with us. he's with wedge partners. cnbc's jon fortt is here. and today's "power lunch" contributor is jim iuorio. jim, i'm going to start with you, if i could. how do you feel about apple? i'm starting with you really because the rebound in the stock, everybody's talking about it down here. what do you make of that? >> as a company i feel great about apple but i have to push that aside because we're talking about the stock price
some of that has to do with women holding professional jobs, but also because of new technology that gets the work done faster and frees up people's time. >> there you go. >>> well, an eighth grade girl cooked up a campaign to take on the maker of the easy bake oven. 13-year-old mckenna pope posted a video on she says her 4-year-old brother gavin loves to cook, but all the toys are marketed to girls. pope says this is not the message that hasbro should be sending to kids. >> why are women in the kitchen and guys working? that's basically what hasbro is saying. really, this company that i've grown to love so much, would resort to conforming to societal gender roles? like, i don't see why. >> pope hopes her appeal will convince hasbro to make a gender neutral oven in time for christmas. hasbro has not commented on the video. >> they've obviously redone it because it didn't look like that when i was a kid. they can redo it again, i guess. >> 13 years old. making a big case. >>> why today history will be made in maryland. >> plus, new information out there morning about
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relationships are concerned, material, in exchange for technology, in exchange even for political alliances, i always wondered about that. tavis: made the argument is because free enterprise and colonization sometimes goes hand in hand. in africa and parts of the world under the guise of free enterprise. >> unfortunately, it does not stand the test of argument. if you say it is a free market. then they must leave the african countries to seek the best conditions for their own development. there are similar aspects of chinese policy, backing some very villainess governments, but that does not mean we should repeat. tavis: the u.s. has been guilty of it as well. >> france, england, germany, the u.s., of course, even the soviet union. >> -- tavis: that is my point. everybody seems to be guilty of that over the course of history. i am glad you took a question. what does africa have today that the rest of the world does not prove >> -- does not? >> some possibilities. some structures of spirituality, and i emphasize that, spirituality which is not aggressive. decimating a culture, which christianit
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in arlington. the first was in rosslyn possibly targeting the university of management and technology. academic dean explains his town house was also raided. fbi agents refused to say what they were looking for. no charges have been filed. >> a bank employee makes an expose of discovery. detectives tell us that someone set off an explosive device on an atm machine. this happened at the bridge in a credit union on gordon sheldon boulevard. we are live with the attempt to steal hundreds, maybe thousands of dollars. >> we have seen chris the attempt to steal atms. -- crzy attempts to steal atms. this one also failed. >> for clock. i heard boom. >> this virginia credit union atm has a hole in the back and an error message on the screen but all in all does not look too bad considering someone tried to blow it up this morning. >> allow bank. -- a loud bang. >> i thought a gas line exploded. >> album. , people evacuated amid fears. there was no further danger. >> the damage atm is in an area near 95 and route 3. >> one witness saw a suspect from a distance and a surveillance camera caught th
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incredible 4g lte by htc for $49.99. but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. >>> welcome back. nbc news has been reporting that forces are awaiting final order to use loaded missiles against syria's own people. this video which has been posted line, this is a sobering development, seems to be getting worse by the day. barbara starr joins me now. on the phone, cnn contributor barbara townsend. how much would this development change the situation? right now, if this turns out to be true, the u.s. military, the cia in a full blown effort to collect the intelligence and develop a targeting strategy, they have to put together targeting options for the preside
investigation. bob orr reports he was tracked down by the technology he lived by. and we note two milestones: an eyewitness to this moment in history has died. then... ♪ ♪ anthony mason will take five to remember dave brubeck, a giant of jazz. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, they've never said it quite like this: the president's treasury secretary made it clear there is no room for compromise. republicans must accept an increase in tax rates for upper- income americans. negotiations on a budget deal haven't gone very far and there are just 27 days before that so- called fiscal cliff. that's the package of tax increases for most americans and budget cuts that will hit automatically unless the white house and congress find a gentler way to solve the crisis in the federal budget. here's how treasury secretary tim geithner put it on cnbc. >> is the administration prepared to go over the fiscal cliff? >> absolutely. again there is no prospect to an agreement that doesn't involve those rates going up on the top
at 616 million shares on the big board; just over 1.7 billion on the nasdaq. the technology sector led the way, up eight tenths of a percent. the consumer discretionary sector added six tenths of a percent. the big tech names in the dow industrials weren't left out. t intel had the biggest percentage gain of dow stocks. shares were up 1.6%. c.e.o. paul otellini said intel could manufacture semiconductors for other chipmakers "for the right types of products." so, queue the rumors about intel possibly making chips for apple. cisco systems moved up 1.4%. the move takes shares to their highest price since september. the top tech sector stock was akamai technologies. akamai helps speed up and manage online content and traffic. a new partnership with at&t led to today's rally. shares jumped 10% on heavy volume. analysts say the deal turns at&t from a competitor of akamai's to a customer, eliminating the rival from akamai's business. on the consumer side, starbucks was hot. first, the company said it will pay more taxes in britain in the next two years. yesterday, the companyaiitd will open
saying secretly you can have one. finally they have a clip about embracing technology. >> as a grandparent, don't be afraid of computers. i sit there and i enjoy getting -- >> you're right. every time i look for her, i can't find her. she's always at the computer. she said don't do the dishes, i'll do them, and she doesn't go in and sits a the the computer and i have to do the dishes at night. >> i feel like we kind of got off track there. okay. the main point is, it's great if you can interact with your grand kids. >> it is essential. and technology is connection. your grandchildren, they speak skype, they speak text. speak their language. >> and my kids have eight grandparents, all right. because of divorce situations. and the ones they are closest with are the ones who are able to use technology more. so we encourages all of our parents to get on technology because it's the way our kids speak and communicate. that gives them a bridge of connection, again, when they can have a connection that's directly to them. >> you have to figure, if selma can do this, i can do t
in the living room, right? it's bad technology, it's bad search, bad, just an overall old experience. 20, 30, 40, 50 years old in terms of the state of the art on that experience. if apple brings what they brought to the smart phone kg category, if they brought the tablet to the category, a winner. stuart: you don't know exactly what they're going to come out with. >> exactly. stuart: steven, thank you for joining us, got to tell you that the apple market cap, the dollar value places on the company has just fallen below 500 billion dollars. cool for oldsters like me, but not for youngsters. steven, have yvery much. surprise, surprise, obama administration doubles down on green energy and find out how much the taxpayer will have to shell out this time around. and also new at 10, enough obamacare laws are starting to go into effect and for restaurants across the country. one new regulation that could cost businesses millions, again, that's coming up the top of the hour and it will be new at 10. something serious going on here, there are reports that syria is mixing chemical weapons and loading the
in the technology to be able to use it in ways of their choosing down the road. and this as i said earlier would be very destabilizing i think to not only to the region, but to the international security environment. so who's helping them and my assessment of their ability to be able to launch this missile? i think that they have progressively gained better technology over time, and they have progressively gained that through a number of methods over a number of years and decades. to the degree that they will be more successful than they were last time, in such a short period of time and how that can what they've done to correct a, i can't tell you how they assess that. we will just have to -- if they choose to go ahead with it we'll just have to see. >> [inaudible] >> i won't go into the specifics of how we or our allies position ourselves to ensure that we understand what's happening, but we do watch it is very carefully, watch it very carefully. of course, in my role as the pacom commander, my never one priority is to ensure that -- my number one priority is to ensure we have reassured our al
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on these widely dispersed cases, the cdc is turning to technology. one of the ways that we've been doing that is similar to what the fbi does in terms to having a national database of fingerprints of criminals. anytime one of those bugs is isolated, either from a human stool sample or from a food product, what happens is it goes into a network of laboratories that are capable of performing the fingerprints, using standardized methodology. changes in how food is grown and handled, increased international travel, people crammed togethe in uanitary nditions-- all contribute to the emergence of these new and deadlier microbes, but there is another critical factor. david bennett: we now have the threat that our major tools, the antibiotics that we can treat bacterial infections, are being compromised. there's a lot of resistance to antibiotics, both in hospitals and communities, so we're very worried about what will happen there. and this means increased cost, and it also means in some cases we can't effectively treat some infections, or it's much more difficult to treat. stephen ostroff: so
three major indices did post gains. technology had to be, right? was one of the best performers along with consumer discretionary. today's top performing sectors, health care and utilities, well, they did lag. the number of americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits falling for a third straight week as we remind you, thises the number you want to see fall. hurricane sandy's impact continues to slowly but surely subside. we had weekly jobless claims dropping by 25,000 last week to a seasonally-adjusted 370,000. the week's prior total was revised upward to 395,000 from 393,000. and treasury prices rising today, pushing yields back down to their lowest level in more than two weeks. look at this pathetic yield on the ten-year note. it fell two basis points to 1.57%. you're not getting a lot of return there. david: which is why some people are putting their money in stocks. we have all this covered. we have til mulholland in the pits of the cme. we have a street fight. jeff believes there will be a fiscal cliff resolution. david wright, on the other hand, thinks d.c. will
more opportunity in 2013. liz: you do that in technology. why is that? >> we have seen a hit to the economy on the business side, and it is being felt this year. it is pent up demand in 2013 that i think would probably find a lot of dollars going to technology. there continues to be the need to invest in productivity going away. >> if your company is holding back on spending on newer computers, there's a cycle, we invest in that. we heard a lot of people say we won't have a real rally into housing comes back. does it still -- the the entire market depend on that? are people becoming in nord to the housing has to be -- >> it doesn't depend as much, people assume it doesn't matter anymore. what is being underestimated is a positive ripple effect. even bears concede we are seeing the beginning of a recovery. it is going to start to feed into confidence and even though it is only 2.7% gdp, and housing goes beyond not just the least being psychology. liz: we put together what i thought was a very cool charge because it shows a strong inverse correlation between housing starts and
defense system. personnel can use the technology to track projectiles in space. >>> the new leader of t chinese communist party is sending out mixed signals. xi jinping says he wants to pursue a peaceful foreign policy. at the same time, china is locked in territorial disputes with japan and several southeast asian nations over islands in the east and south china seas. xi told a group of foreign academics in beijing that china poses neither a challenge nor a threat. >> translator: looking at china's history, cultural traditions, and current conditions, china will never adopt a policy of dominance or expansionism. ouprperityill bring peace and will benefit the rest of the world. >> analysts say xi hopes to ease concerns that china's new leadership intends to adopt a hard-line stance on diplomacy. however, on the same day he told a senior military commander to prepare strong missile units for possible conflict. >>> lawmakers in the u.s. senate have offered japanese government officials reassurance on the senkaku island. they unanimously approved a key defense bill stating the u.s. is cove
. >>> and new at 7. technology development that may be able to predict landslides. thrive san francisco where she to bees researcher attempting find ways when and where landslides might happen. >> reporter: can wear in the sea cliff neighborhood. now researchers say that are learning more about exactly what causes happened to give -- happened to -- happened to give away. >> it was a catastrophic clash. and. the great effort bay area storm this is week had many homeowners watching the skies and the ground. including between i'll crest and wine i don't know street. >> there are been working installing new plastic sheeting and sandbags. >> reporter: a the question is how to tell when a landslide will happen. >> they do present a danger to the san francisco bay population. so we're doing as much as we can to quantity fie that risk. >> he presented his findings today. until now most research toes focused on amount of rainfall and link to landslide. >> we're trying to mono-- monitor the sub surface of the soil. . >> reporter: two years agent team placed monitor in four bay sites. >> we can discern
profitable crime. it has attracted participation by organized criminal gangs. innovation and technology has made it possible for the traffickers to recruit their victims. internet has transformed the landscape of human trafficking. the san francisco police department has adopted a victim centered philosophy which prevents victims from being treated like perpetrators. we work closely with advocacy groups such as asian-pacific legal outreach in numerous volunteer specifically trained in helping the victims. partnership with these advocates ensures that the victims have the resources and assistance to rebuild their lives. a -- is a law enforcement tool that allows victims report crimes without fear of deportation. a u visa is a temporary four-year visa. -- has been designated to issue the visa is by reviewing the applicant's background. the final determination is made by the united ss
networking. she served on president obama technology working group and delivered its group to congress and youth safety on the internet and you can read her plug. how's that for a plug? >> thank you very much. our parents guide is free and can be distributed at schools or parent nights or whatever, so we're happy to make them available to you at connect safety .org so a little bit more of the big picture. this is amazing panel of people who have resources and campaigns that can support and reinforce your fine work. so i am glad you stayedand we learned about bullying and preventions and solutions and just to reinforce getting the accurate picture bullying is a serious problem but it's not an epidemic. it's not on the rise. daift finkelhorn and director of the research center university of new hampshire and reviewed studies and bullying among youth is actually down in recent years. his colleague have actually stopped using the term of "bullying" and refer to peer aggression and i can go into definitions but i won't bore you. a subset of bullying is also not on the rise and based
. brazil has received some help from some new technology and from other ecologists, including chris uhl. uhl is the founder of imazon, a research institute located in the city of belém. the law in pará state says that 50% of all prate land must be maintained in forest. until recently, that was very hd to monitor. now, using a system of satellites casearcher carlos sousaiing cadot, okgps is realowhat it allows us to do is to pickp signals from the satellites. and through ocess of triangulation we can locate ouels rylynr and through ocess to within about ten meters. four... ey've gour sateites now. we are... probably... in this... area. mm-hmm. narrator: if the government chooses, it can use gps to locate property lines on satlite photographs of the landscape. they can then determine how much of a farmer's land has beenleared but enforcement is stty. anotg problem is thenefficient way the cleared land is being used. the most common farming and grazing method here requires the farmer to cut tousandofirm spe,t it set by farmers during the dry season to release the nutrient
at home in london. >> stephen: really. >> yeah. >> stephen: really. the technology is incredible. >> it's amazing. >> stephen: the 3d pops. >> at 48 frames a second, no less. >> stephen: people haven't seen that yet. i have seen that. it's amazing. it's-- you're so in the world, it's like you're watching the movie through a window. you're a witness to the movie in some ways. >> you're almost back out the other side and watching it from the back. ( laughter ). >> stephen: i don't know enough about movies to know what the ( bleep ) you just said. but i trust you. you're the genius. you're the godfather of. >> . >> soul? >> stephen: you could probably play james brown. you're the premiere performance capture artist. what's the difference between performance capture and motion capture? >> performance capture is the later iteration if you like. you may use that word. motion capture is basically what you used back in the day with video games where you have a martial artist. >> stephen: ping-pong becauses. >> performance capture is basically capturing the entire performance in one hit. we
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